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UPDATE: Wintry weather wrecks schedule

March 25th, 2013 10:53 am by staff report

UPDATE: Wintry weather wrecks schedule

Updated at 8:30 p.m., Monday, March 25

Springs sports are supposed to be in full swing, but some local coaches are beginning to wonder where "spring" is. Colder than normal temperatures, and now a late winter snow, are forcing schools to rethink their plans for the first part of the week.

With 1 to 2 inches of snow forecasted for most of the lower elevations tonight, many schools are altering plans for both Monday and Tuesday.

Here's what we know so far:

Monday Changes

Baseball

* Clintwood at Twin Springs baseball game has been postponed. Makeup date TBA.


* Morristown West at Cherokee baseball has been postponed. Possible makeup date is Wednesday, March 27.

* Dobyns-Bennett at Volunteer baseball game has been postponed. Makeup date is April 10.

* Science Hill at Sullivan South baseball game has been postponed until April 24.

* Unicoi County vs. Happy Valley baseball game has been postponed. Makeup date TBA.

* The Church Hill Middle School baseball doubleheader at Colonial Heights has been postponed until Friday, March 29.

* From Union Bears baseball: Middle school baseball is canceled today with Lee High.

* Kingsport Parks and Recreation has canceled tonight's 9-10 Midget Baseball evaluations. Call the hotline at 423-200-3205, ext. 50 for information on the reschedule date.


* The Walters State home baseball game against Milligan has been postponed and moved to Tuesday, April 2, at 2 p.m.


Soccer


* Soccer games between Gate City and Grundy have been canceled. Makeup date TBA.


* The soccer match between Union and Wise Central has been canceled. The matches will be played Tuesday at Appy's Riggs Stadium.

* Lee's soccer match with Virginia High was canceled. No makeup date announced.

Softball


* Clintwood vs. Twin Springs softball game has been postponed. Makeup date TBA.


* Gate City at Central softball game has been postponed. Makeup date TBA.


* Lee at Rye Cove softball has been postponed. Makeup date TBA.


Tuesday Changes


Baseball


* Tuesday's Tennessee High at Sullivan South baseball game has been postponed until Thursday, March 28, at 4 p.m.

* Volunteer's home game against Sullivan Central has been postponed until Friday, April 6 at 6 p.m.

* Castlewood's varsity game with Rye Cove has been postponed. It will be made up April 8.

* Tuesday's ETSU baseball game vs. Radford has been canceled and moved to Monday, April 1, at 6:30 p.m. at Thomas Stadium.

Softball

* Gate City's games with Union have been postponed. They will be made up April 3.

* The Virginia-Wise softball doubleheader vs. University of Pikeville on Tuesday, March 26, has been postponed until April 11 at 6 p.m.


Wednesday Changes


* Wednesday's baseball doubleheader between King University and Georgia College has been canceled. The game will not be rescheduled.

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